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Bonus: A Major Ruling on Guns

The Daily

The New York Times

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4.597.8K Ratings

🗓️ 23 June 2022

⏱️ 28 minutes

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In the most sweeping ruling on firearms in decades, the Supreme Court struck down a New York law today that had placed strict limits on carrying guns outside the home. The decision has far-reaching implications, particularly for six other states that have similar laws limiting guns in public. This evening, we revisit an episode from November 2021 that tells the story behind one of the most significant gun cases in American history. Guest: Adam Liptak, a reporter covering the Supreme Court for The New York Times.

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From the New York Times, I'm Sabrina Tavernici.

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This is the Daily.

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This morning, in a major ruling,

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the Supreme Court struck down a New York law

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that had placed strict limits on carrying guns outside the home.

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Justice Clarence Thomas wrote for the majority

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that New York residents can now carry a gun in public

0:31.0

without explaining to the state why they need to.

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The decision in peril's similar laws limiting guns in public

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in six other states, from California to Rhode Island.

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This afternoon, we revisit an episode from November

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in which my colleague Adam Liptak tells the story

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behind one of the most significant gun cases

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in American history.

0:57.0

It's Thursday, June 23rd.

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Adam, it's nice to see you.

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And you?

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So Adam, tell me what the basic facts are of this case.

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So two men in upstate New York wanted to get licenses

1:17.0

to carry handguns most anywhere.

1:20.0

Robert Nash and Brandon Koch applied for a license.

1:24.0

And they were told, yes, you can have licenses

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